Up to 25cm of snow fell in some areas – although most places saw considerably less than this – in heavy falls on Thursday night and early on Friday morning.
The border region of Alsace saw the most snow, with towns including Strasbourg and Mulhouse blanketed in white.
A wider areas of northern France including Paris is forecast to get light snow over the weekend.
A man walks through the snowy streets of Stasbourg
This enterprising cyclist is not deterred by the snow in Strasbourg
The Alsace village of Riquewihr seen through falling snow
Riquewihr and its vineyard dusted in snow
Gritters keep the roads passable in Angervillers
The Petite-France district of Strasbourg in the grip of a deep freeze
The border town of Mulhouse with thick snow
Snow ploughs were out near Angervillers
A woman photographs the snow-covered trees in Mulhouse
Snow also fell on the island of Corscia earlier in the week